Assam’s Rs. 500-crore insurance scam: Two interrogated in Barpeta

Assam’s Rs. 500-crore insurance scam: Two interrogated in Barpeta

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Guwahati, January 30, 2019:

Two top officials of Aviva Life Insurance were interrogated on Tuesday at Barpeta Police Station regarding the Rs 500 crore insurance scam in Assam.

The two officials, Tathagat Banerjee, Vice President (Claim) and Tarun Kumar, Deputy General Manager of Aviva Life Insurance appear before I O of the case as per summon. However, after several hours of questioning the duo were allowed to leave and asked to appear again on a separate date.

It may be mentioned that youth activist Jitul Deka, through his PIL (No – 44/18) before the Gauhati High Court, urged to bring to the notice of the Court the Rs. 500 crore insurance scam/fraud that took place in various parts of Assam, and more particularly in Barpeta, Dhubri, Darrang, Nagaon districts in connivance with Police personnel, Govt. Officers including employees of Medical Record Department, insurance agents, insurance employees, doctors, gaon buras, Asha Workers under Primary Health Centre(PHE)/ Community Health Centre(CHE) at the rural level, Bank official, the employee of the postal department, etc.

According to sources, the petitioner is likely to file more facts of this scam through another affidavit before High Court.